Akinisie Sivuarapik, originally from Puvirnituq, Nunavik, started throat singing at the age of 6. Her grandmother. Mary Sivuarapik taught her how to throat sing. Like her grandmother, she now teaches young people how to throat sing in Nunavik and Nunavut. She strongly believes all traditional cultures should be protected through educating people. She has traveled around the world to show and share her culture through the art of throat singing. Akinisie lives with in Puvirnituq.
Evie Mark and Akinisie Sivuarapik have been performing Inuit throat-singing together for several years. They have collaborated with artists in many disciplines, from hard rock bands and Tuvan throat singers to classical musicians such as Gabriel Thibodeau and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra.